According to the communiqué issued by Dr. Asela Gunawardena, the ban on serving liquor at weddings has been lifted while attendance has been limited to maximum 50% of the usual capacity of the hall.
Meanwhile the total number of persons allowed to be present at a funeral at any given time has been increased to 30.
It states that legal action would be taken under the existing legal provisions against persons/ institution who do not comply with the directions.
The situation will be reviewed by 31st December 2021 and guidelines will be issued for the period thereafter according to the prevailing situation, the Director General further says.
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